Chesapeake, Virginia

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Do you want to start your career with a company that values integrity, dedication, and hard work every single day? Are you hard-working and responsible? Are you passionate about joining an honest and reputable company that known for treating employees with respect and fairness? We want to offer you competitive pay, a generous benefits package and opportunities for advancement.


Tri-State Utilities is the premier provider of sewer cleaning, CCTV inspection, CIPP lining, and excavation and repairs in the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. We’re focused on the long-term dedication of our services to facility owners, government agencies, engineers, and construction firms. We currently have an opening at our Chesapeake, VA branch. The Tri-State Utilities’ team is committed to hiring top-performing individuals seeking long term employment with growth opportunities and benefits.


Why You'll Love Working For Us (Our Benefits):

  • Paid time off!
  • Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance plans available.
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • We are rapidly growing with room for career advancement

Your Responsibilities as an Excavation Operator:

  • Operate heavy equipment and machinery safely and appropriately.
  • Perform maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Placement of water, storm, and sanitary sewer pipe during excavation.
  • Possess sound understanding of issues involved during ground disturbance.
  • Ensure trench is excavated to proper depth/grade.
  • Performs rough and fine grading to specifications as job necessitates
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties and carry out special projects as assigned

What We Need From You (Our Requirements):

  • 2+ years’ experience as an excavator operator experience digging and working around utilities
  • Experience working in the construction field required
  • CDL preferred, but not required
  • Possess a good driving record over the last 3 years and successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen

Hourly Rate: Depending on experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a drug free workplace.





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Chesapeake, Virginia

Since 1947, National Underground Group, formerly known as Hoffman Southwest Corp., has provided a full spectrum of services to maintain healthy underground infrastructures. Today, through our family of businesses, Pro-Pipe, Tri-State Utilities, Accumark, Pipe Vision and Benchmark, National Underground Group is focused on providing underground infrastructure solutions to municipalities, utilities, government agencies, construction companies and engineering firms throughout the U.S.

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